09 Oct
Wed / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907”

    Beck Building

    Instrumental in the modern-design revolution that swept Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, Koloman Moser (1868–1918) worked across varied types of media, in both two and three dimensions. Join this 45-minute tour of[…]

  2. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

  3. LECTURES
    Infinite Islands: Art, Internationalization, and Cultural Dynamics

    Beck Building

    Presented by Gerardo Mosquera, freelance curator and art critic In this public lecture, sponsored by the MFAH patron group Latin Maecenas and Rice University's Department of Art History and the Dean of Humanities, Gerardo Mosquera[…]

10 Oct
Thu / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “Favorite Highlights”

    Law Building

    Explore some of the best-known and best-loved works in the MFAH collections on this 45-minute tour.

  2. FILMS
    Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50

    Law Building

    Megumi Sasaki’s 2008 documentary Herb & Dorothy was a hit with audiences at the MFAH and many other museums. The filmmaker updates their story in this new film. Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a retired postal clerk[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Aesthetic Attention in Designing Everyday Objects

    Law Building

    Form meets function: On this 45-minute tour, explore how everyday utilitarian objects in the MFAH collections—from various parts of the world and across time periods—provided rich and interesting design and decoration to the households where[…]

  4. FILMS
    Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50

    Law Building

    Megumi Sasaki’s 2008 documentary Herb & Dorothy was a hit with audiences at the MFAH and many other museums. The filmmaker updates their story in this new film. Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a retired postal clerk[…]

11 Oct
Fri / 2013

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Lunch + Look “American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World”

    Beck Building

    On this 45-minute tour of American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World, see the exhibition which charts the rise and spectacular success of contemporary history painting in the 18th century through the lives[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Design at the Turn of the Century: Koloman Moser and His Circle, 1890–1910

    Law Building

    Presented by Cindi Strauss, curator of decorative arts and design, MFAH Vienna at the turn of the 20th century was an incubator for progressive design. As one of the leaders of the design revolution, Koloman[…]

  3. FILMS
    Accattone

    Law Building

    Hailed as a classic of Italian Neorealism, Accattone is Pier Paolo Pasolini’s first film. Vittorio "Accattone" Cataldi (Franco Citti) is a young man in the Italian suburbs, eager to live without responsibilities or a regular[…]

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